International Investment Law Research Guide

This guide features resources on international investment law, in general, and investor-state arbitration, in particular.

Getting Started with Secondary Sources

If you are new to international investment law, or are unfamiliar with a particular aspect thereof, start your research with a secondary source.  In addition to providing background information, analysis, and commentary, secondary sources can help you to identify relevant primary law materials, such as treaties, national legislation, and arbitral awards. 

Scroll down for a selection of introductory resources, treatises, and practice guides on international investment law.  Click here for a selection of specialized resources that focus on narrower topics.  Click here for resources on investment treaty interpretation and commentary

Introductory Resources in Print

Treatises & Practice Guides in Print

Electronic Resources

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